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Harvard awards $1.3M to fund climate change solutions – Harvard Gazette

Harvard faculty and students are advancing solutions to climate change and its wide-ranging impacts through new scientific, technological, legal, behavioral, public health, policy, and artistic innovations. Ten research teams will share $1.3 million in the eighth round of the Climate…

To Equitably Confront Climate Change, Cities Need to Include Public Health Agencies in Planning Adaptations – InsideClimate News

Cities must better involve their public health agencies in plans to prepare for the impacts of climate change if their adaptations are to equitably help their citizens, according to a recent study in PLOS Climate. City officials must prepare for…

15 Facts That Prove We Need to Take Climate Action NOW – Global Citizen

Climate change affects everyone in the world, whether it’s hotter summers, wetter rainstorms, harsher natural disasters, or shortages of your favorite food.  That’s because climate change is a planetary phenomenon. As greenhouse gases accumulate in the atmosphere, more heat from…

Could eating bug powder and fungus meat help fight climate change? Yes, but there are easier ways. – USA TODAY

A new study from researchers in Finland, published Monday, found that diets that simply cut down on meat and dairy are nearly as climate-friendly as diets that rely on culture-grown meat and milk. Global agriculture and food systems, especially the…

Incorporation of novel foods in European diets can reduce global warming potential, water use and land use by over 80% – Nature.com

The State of Food and Agriculture (FAO, 2019); http://www.fao.org/3/ca6030en/ca6030en.pdf Campbell, B. M. et al. Agriculture production as a major driver of the Earth system exceeding planetary boundaries. Ecol. Soc. 22, 8 (2017). Crippa, M. et al. Food systems are responsible…

Cow burps drive global warming. Scientists think feeding them seaweed could help – New Hampshire Public Radio

On a recent winter afternoon, a long line of brown Jersey cows lined up for feeding time, jostling for position. At the end of the railing, Blueberry snorted in anticipation. Today, her meal at the University of New Hampshire’s organic…

Cow burps drive global warming. Scientists think feeding them seaweed could help – WBUR

On a recent winter afternoon, a long line of brown Jersey cows lined up for feeding time, jostling for position. At the end of the railing, Blueberry snorted in anticipation. Today, her meal at the University of New Hampshire’s organic dairy farm…

Food shortages from war in Ukraine preview a future without climate action – Environmental Defense Fund

In addition to causing unspeakable suffering, the war in Ukraine is sparking a worldwide food crisis. It’s a glimpse of what will happen if we don’t keep global warming from getting out of control. Together, Ukraine and Russia export more…

Our food system isn’t ready for the climate crisis

We used to eat so many different varieties of corn Maize or corn is now grown in greater volume than any crop in history, and is still the staple food for about 1.2 billion people in Latin America, the Caribbean…

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